You’re going on a beach vacay. What’s the fanciest thing you’re going to pack? If you said your black swimsuit, hold on . . . don’t leave the house just yet.
While you’re packing your swimsuits and your cover-ups and your floppy sun hat, why don’t (more…)
When you go to the beach, walking barefoot in the sand is a given. Sand between the toes . . . ahhhh! But did you know there are lots of other places to explore on foot in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach? (Though I recommend shoes for most of them!)
Alabama has beaches. It’s true! Thirty-two miles of cool, white, sandy beaches to be exact. They are one of the top reasons vacationers come to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach year after year. It’s what brought me here, not once but TWICE this year! But (more…)
A vacation with grandchildren can be exhilarating, fulfilling, and frustrating. Sometimes all in one day! My granddaughter began traveling with us (quite by accident) at the tender age of three weeks. Since then we’ve included her in most of our family (more…)
When a homeschool family takes a vacation, it is often more than a vacation. It is about family and fun, plus a healthy dose of learning. How does a homeschool family pull off a great family vacation that can be fun and educational at the same time? It’s (more…)
Alabama’s Coastal Connection is an opportunity to explore Alabama in a whole new light. From history to the beautiful Alabama beaches, your weekend will be jam-packed with fun and adventure.
In nearby Mobile, nature enthusiasts can begin their journey (more…)
Christmas is coming and now is the time to plan your memorable white (sand) Christmas in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Warm family memories will be made as you leave the white, fluffy snow and head to the beautiful beaches along the Alabama Gulf Coast.
Ever get to that point in your relationship where you hear yourself saying things like this:
“Everything he/she does annoys me!”
“We’re like ships passing in the night.”
“It’s been forever since we got away!”
“We haven’t (more…)
It’s amazing to think about a natural force, located hundreds of miles away as being the driving force for fishing in the Gulf of Mexico. It makes much more of an impact than any boat, captain, crew, lure or bait. It’s between one hundred and two hundred (more…)
One of the tradeoffs for being able to live in the paradise we call the Alabama Gulf Coast is we are forced to reason with hurricane season.
Anglers who love to fish the Gulf State Park Pier during the fall will hopefully only have a short delay in (more…)